The next best thing to actually travelling to a flea market is to visit my online store where beautiful vintage and antique homewares have been sourced from vide-greniers, brocantes and marchés aux puces in France and elsewhere.
These interesting accessories for the home and garden have been bought from people who have loved these items and now pass them on to you to enjoy. Come and share my enthusiasm for these wonderful items and perhaps dream a little of another place by visiting my virtual market stall with its lovely collection of homewares and accessories.
If you don’t find what you are looking for please send me an email or phone me to talk about what I can find next time I am in France.
Beautiful French hand-painted faïence majolica cups and saucers with traditional Coq au Panier motif.
Run, run as fast as you can! You can’t catch me. I’m the Gingerbread Man! As I looked at these vintage tin cookie cutters I remembered the rhyme from my childhood and wondered why only Gingerbread men and not gingerbread … MORE
Lace is on my mind at the moment as I cut two small pieces of lace from an absolutely gorgeous bra that had reached its use-by-date. While researching how I might incorporate them into a cushion without the design looking like an ex-bra I came … MORE
‘Is there anything more useless than a tea towel that doesn’t dry the dishes?’ asked my husband recently. ‘Here I am, playing my role as kitchen helper and I cannot even dry up.’ ‘Is it the workman’s technique or is he blaming the tools?’ I … MORE